The group will study geographical knowledge to assist assess visitors congestion not solely in regards to the native jurisdictions, but additionally on Interstates 10 and 19.
“Data on how roadways are configured, such because the roadway community having 80% of arterial roads, is enter to assist assess visitors congestion,” PAG stated.
One other objective is to make use of the mannequin to raised signify residents’ altering journey choices and behaviors to make sure higher regional transportation planning efforts.
The activity-based mannequin can higher forecast new mobility impacts, corresponding to autonomous automobiles, trip sharing and residential supply providers, which have grown via on-line buying. A few of these suppliers are firms corresponding to TuSimple, Lyft, Uber or Amazon, PAG stated.
“Autonomous automobiles is perhaps a significant transportation mode in 2045. The habits of a household with autonomous automobiles can be completely different from one other household with out autonomous automobiles,” PAG stated.
“A household may change the possession of automobiles from two regular automobiles to at least one autonomous car. This transformation would influence the each day actions of the household. This may have an effect on the transportation demand on the community.”